I know, everybody and
their grandmother makes a booster based on the Dallas Rangemaster. Probably because they just sound
good.They’re a classic staple.An “oldie, but a goodie”. This is our
version, the Yellow Sunshine.It’s the
classic Dallas Rangemaster germanium treble boost circuit with an optional full range boost and tone
control, so you can dial in the sweet spot for your rig and/or place in the
mix. Classic rock in a box. From Blues Breakers to Black Sabbath, this and a nice tube amp is how it's done.
Controls & Features:
Switchable “Color” and “Brite” modes.“Brite” is the classic 60's Dallas Rangemaster treble boost circuit. Switching to “Color” mode gives you a full range booster, allowing you to blend the exact shade of tones you need. I love the original Rangemasters, but they’re just too bright for many rigs.I also love the darker sounding Iommi/Sabbath style modded versions, but I don’t like how they color the top end and don’t allow you the get the same bright glassy “present” Rangemaaster tone.So, the Yellow Sunshine does both.
“Color”Use this to blend tones from bright to a full range boost, and trim the extreme highs.You can basically use this to pick whatever
tone color best suits your palate.
“Boost”Use this to set the boost volume to taste, anywhere from jangly clean boost to overdriven. (There is also an internal bias trimmer if you would like to adjust bias to taste.These boosters come pre-set from us for ~ 6.7V @ room temperature (~70F).
Silent SwitchingUnlike most other Dallas Rangemaster based boosters, the Yellow Sunshine has completely noiseless switching with no "pop" for a seamless audio transition when switching the pedal on and off.
Transistor Options: Positive Ground or Negative Ground???Our "standard germanium" transistor, "Texas Instruments OC44", and "Mullard OC44/CV7003" are all wired POSITIVE GROUND and CAN NOT BE DAISY-CHAINED from one power supply with modern negative ground pedals! You must power with one dedicated 9V power supply, or battery. If you want your Yellow Sunshine to come wired NEGATIVE GROUND you must choose the "Philips OC141" transistor option.
All yellow sunshines come loaded with vintage Mullard/Philips
“Tropical Fish” input and output capacitors, high quality electrolytic capacitors, yellow status LED indicator, 9V DC power jack, and noiseless true bypass switching
Typically ships within 7-10 days.
Customer Feedback: "I've tried several, and yours in the only Rangemaster that has the Mullard OC44 and doesn't POP when you turn it on." "Perfect" "The "Color" control is amazing."